Provides caregivers with an overview of the urinary system; the causes, symptoms and risk factors for UTI; the steps for obtaining a urine sample; the treatment of urinary tract infections; possible complications of UTIs; information about incontinence and catheters; and how caregivers can help prevent this common infection.
Discuss the main structures and functions of the urinary system.
Describe how bacteria can get into the urinary system and the best ways to prevent it.
List at least three symptoms of a UTI.
Examine the link between incontinence and UTIs.
Demonstrate how to recognize, prevent, and treat UTIs in your daily work.